Tag: Volcanoes of Mexico

Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Summits Orizaba!

Hi everyone, I’m happy to report that the team was able to successfully summit Orizaba! We left early in the morning and the first couple folks arrived at the top around 7:30am on Jan 5. Other members arrived shortly afterwards … Continue reading

Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Headed for Summit Tonight!

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Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Check in from Orizaba Basecamp

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Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Explores Puebla and Cholula

Hi everyone, Today was an excellent recovery day from climbing as we explored the cathedrals, pyramids and cultural sites of Puebla and the neighboring city of Cholula. Folks learned a lot about the history of Mexico and we enjoyed a … Continue reading

Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Rings in 2019 with Summit of Itzaccihuatl!

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Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 – Happy New Year from Izta!

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Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Prepares for Izta

Hi everyone, Yesterday started off great with a tour of the Museum of Anthropology. Afterwards, we made it out of the traffic in Mexico City and had lunch in Amecameca, which is in the foothills near Izta and Popo. Fresh … Continue reading

Mexico Volcanoes Team #3 Arrives in Mexico City

Hi Everyone, Most folks have safely arrived in Mexico City, with the final two scheduled to land shortly. A few people were able to explore the central square in the historic city center this afternoon. We all met this evening … Continue reading

Mexico Volcanoes 12/1 Team Summits Orizaba!

Friends, family, loved ones, Stuart here from Mexico Team #2. It seems that my last cybercast did not go through, so just wanted to give you all a recap of events and conclude the cybercasts for this expedition. I’m sure … Continue reading

Mexico Volcanoes 12/1 Photo Update!

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